Tortricidae : Olethreutinae
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Grapholita funebrana
Plum Fruit Moth
Approx Length (c. 7mm) Wingspan (11 - 14 mm.)
      
      
      
      
    
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Grapholita molesta
Oriental Fruit Moth

(Busck, 1916)1248 / 49.3541
Norfolk status
A serious pest of peach in many countries, molesta is sometimes imported with fruit into the British Isles.
New Norfolk record 2004, bred by Andy Beaumont from a peach.

Historic maps show VC28 distribution. No further info.

Verification Grade Comment: Adventive

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 2 (3%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 2004.
Last Recorded in 2014.
Additional Stats

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
22/09/2014127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
08/09/2004+27TG20 - Norwich
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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Wingspan: 11 - 14 mm.
Season: Two or three generations March - Sept.
Foodplant:   Peach.
Nat Status: Adventive
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
 Immature Adult
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